UNDER THE AEGIS OF THE APPRENTIS D’AUTEUIL FOUNDATION

The Foujita Foundation

Foujita copyright owner, the Foujita Foundationcreated under the aegis of the Fondation Apprentis d’Auteuil, aims to keeping alive the memory of this Franco-Japanese artist of the École de Paris and develop practical artistic projects to promote education, training and integration for disadvantaged young people with educational, social or family difficulties, accompanied by Apprentis d’Auteuil and its partners.

AN UNCLASSIFIABLE FRANCO-JAPANESE ARTIST

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita

An unclassifiable Franco-Japanese artist, Foujita (1886-1968) isone of the most famous of the Ecole de Paris, as much for his style as for his sense of celebration and his friendships with the great artists of the time, such as Modigliani, Soutine, Zadkine, Picasso, Laurencin, Desnos…

Artist biography

Unclassifiable Franco-Japanese designer, one of the most famous artists of the Ecole de Paris

A multifaceted artist

Painter, illustrator, sculptor, ceramist, photographer, stylist, designer…

Overview of his work

A non-exhaustive selection of Foujita’s pictorial works

Images & rights

Requesting authorization and using Foujita’s works

Bringing Foujita’s work to life

With his singular haircut, round glasses, earrings and extravagantly elegant outfits, which he either made himself or chose from the top brands, Léonard Foujita was one of the enigmatic, charismatic artists who left their mark on 20th-century art history and contributed to the influence of what was then Paris, the intellectual, artistic and cultural capital of the world.